Academic scholarships

Henderson State University offers a wide variety of academic scholarships for incoming and transfer students. The application for undergraduate admission serves as the scholarship application. To be considered, students must be admitted to the university. This includes submitting an application for admission, official ACT/SAT scores, and an official transcript. Early application is recommended as scholarships are competitive.

The deadline to complete your application in order to qualify for an academic scholarship.

Application for Admission/Scholarship

Distinguished Freshman Scholarship - $11,000

  • 3.5 or higher high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 31-36
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.25 GPA at the end of each academic year

Presidential Scholarship
$9,500

  • 3.5 or higher high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 28-30
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year

$8,000

  • 3.25 to 3.49 high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 28-36
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year

University Centurium Scholarship
$6,500

  • 3.5 or higher high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 25-27
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year

$5,000

  • 3.25 to 3.49 high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 25-27
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year

Red and Gray Scholarship
$2,500

  • 3.25 or higher high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 23-24
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 2.75 GPA at the end of each academic year

$2,000

  • 3.0 to 3.24 high school cumulative GPA
  • ACT 23-36
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 2.75 GPA at the end of each academic year

Community College Transfer Scholarship
$4,000

  • 3.5 or higher GPA
  • 24 or more transferable hours
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year

$3,000

  • 3.0 to 3.49 GPA
  • 24 or more transferable hours
  • To renew scholarship you must have completed 30 hours and maintained a cumulative 3.00 GPA at the end of each academic year